(16 Episodes) "Luke Slaughter of Tombstone," starring 27 year old actor Sam Buffington, debuted on CBS Radio February 23, 1958. This outstanding 25-minute per episode OTR Western program was heard Sundays at 12:05 pm or 1:05 pm. The program had a top-rated director and great writers. Sill, it lasted only a total of 16 episodes; the final episode was broadcast June 15 of the same year. OPENING LINE: "Slaughter's my name, Luke Slaughter. Cattle's my business. It's a tough business,... Topics: Old Time Radio, Luke Slaughter of Tombstone, OTR Western
(106 Episodes) "Have Gun Will Travel," the 106 episode radio Western created by Sam Rolfe & Herb Meadow (starring John Dehner as Paladin) was broadcast on ABC radio, November 23, 1958 to November 22, 1960. Paladin 'Gun For Hire' lived in & worked out of the Carleton Hotel, in 1875 San Francisco. During many episodes, we heard Paladin in conversation with the Carleton Hotel's Chinese bell hop, 'Hey-Boy' (starring Ben Wright). Have Gun Will Travel was one of those very rare... ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio Western, OTR Western, ABC, Paladin, OTR Western Drama
(13 Episodes) "Horizons West" Produced for and broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio & Television Service (actual taping dates unknown), the 13 episode "Horizons West" was a Radio Docu-Drama depiction of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Directed by William Lally, all 13 Eps were written by popular radio duo, Karl A. & William Tunberg. * def gp ddh Topics: Old Time Radio. Horizons West, Lewis & Clark, OTR History, OTR Western
(19 Episodes) "Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders" The 30 minute childrens' western program "Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders," starring Clive Rice as Bobby 1951-1955 on MBS, was heard weekly (1949-1955) on WKIC Radio - 5:30 pm monday thru friday, as well as on Monday at 8pm, Saturday at 5pm & Sunday at 3pm. This popular kids' program (which gave a 20-something year old Don Knotts his comedic role as the voice of old geezer, Windy Wales) outlasted nearly all... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Bobby Benson, B Bar B Riders, OTR Kids' Programs, OTR Western, Clive Rice, Don...